Last update: Jan. 2, 2021

Latanoprost

Very Low Risk for breastfeeding


Safe. Compatible.
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.

Prostaglandin used as treatment of glaucoma. Like most ophthalmologic compounds for topical use a low dose and poor absorption make it compatible with breastfeeding.

Alternatives

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

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Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

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Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Oral Bioavail. 0 %
Molecular weight 433 daltons
Protein Binding 90 %
VD 0.16 l/Kg
pKa 14,47 -
Tmax 0,1 hours
T1/2 0,3 hours

References

  1. Blumen-Ohana E, Sellem E. Grossesse & glaucome : recommandations SFO—SFG. [Pregnancy & glaucoma: SFO-SFG recommendations]. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2020 Jan;43(1):63-66. Abstract
  2. Belkin A, Chen T, DeOliveria AR, Johnson SM, Ramulu PY, Buys YM; American Glaucoma Society and the Canadian Glaucoma Society.. A Practical Guide to the Pregnant and Breastfeeding Patient with Glaucoma. Ophthalmol Glaucoma. 2020 Mar - Apr;3(2):79-89. Abstract
  3. Mann. Latanoprost. Ficha técnica. 2020 Full text (in our servers)
  4. Sandoz. Latanoprost. Drug Summary. 2017 Full text (in our servers)
  5. Méndez-Hernández C. Uso de fármacos antiglaucomatosos durante el embarazo y lactancia. [Use of glaucoma medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding]. Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol. 2012 Dec;87(12):389-91. Abstract

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